Learning Path

Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)

Exploring the six domains of the CSA CCSK.

What you will learn

The CSA CCSK exam covers six domains: cloud computing fundamentals, data security, infrastructure security, application security, managing cloud security and cloud security operations. This learning path will cover each in depth.

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Domain 1: Cloud computing concepts & architecture

Course — 00:17:48

K0194, K0224, S0073

Beginning with Domain 1, we’ll review what you need to know.

Domain 2: Governance & enterprise risk management

Course — 00:20:44

This course delves into Domain 2: Governance and enterprise risk management.

Domain 3: Legal issues, contracts & electronic delivery

Course — 00:14:03

K0123, K0156, K0168, K0194, K0222, K0230, K0283, S0073, S0133, S0193, S0365

This course covers Domain 3: Legal frameworks, contracts and electronic discovery.

Domain 4: Compliance & audit management

Course — 00:14:10

K0194, K0199, K0230, K0283, K0291, S0018, S0023, S0027, S0073, S0311, S0365

This course covers Domain 4: Compliance and audit management.

Domain 5: Information governance

Course — 00:13:43

K0090, K0157, K0230, K0283, S0027, S0073, S0365

This course covers Domain 5: Information governance.

Domain 6: Management plane & business continuity

Course — 00:07:22

K0007, K0026, K0105, K0194, K0230, K0283, S0031, S0032, S0073, S0150, S0304, S0313, S0365

This course covers Domain 6: Management plane and business continuity.

Domain 7: Infrastructure security

Course — 00:25:01

K0027, K0045, K0104, K0130, K0194, K0230, K0283, K0455, K0609, K0610, S0059, S0073, S0365

This course covers Domain 7: Infrastructure security.

Domain 8: Virtualization & containers

Course — 00:25:04

This course covers Domain 8: Virtualization and containers.

Domain 9: Incident response

Course — 00:13:11

K0041, K0042, K0150, K0194, K0283, S0073

This course covers Domain 9: Incident response.

Domain 10: Application security

Course — 00:19:54

K0013, K0075, K0080, K0082, K0087, K0091, K0130, K0170, K0194, K0197, K0230, K0283, K0314, K0342, K0375, S0001, S0002, S0021, S0024, S0029, S0048, S0073, S0083, S0137, S0332

This course covers Domain 10: Application security.

Domain 11: Data security & encryption

Course — 00:21:13

K0021, K0049, K0097, K0135, K0190, K0194, K0230, K0277, K0283, K0338, K0373, K0622, S0002, S0023, S0031, S0073, S0097, S0106, S0127, S0138, S0147, S0158, S0202, S0365

This course covers Domain 11: Data security and encryption.

Domain 12: Identity, entitlement & access management

Course — 00:17:26

K0056, K0061, K0071, K0194, K0221, K0230, K0283, K0336, K0447, S0031, S0073, S0101, S0236, S0365, S0367

This course covers Domain 12: Identity, entitlement and access management.

Domain 13: Security-as-a-Service

Course — 00:09:07

K0053, K0194, K0230, K0283, K0295, K0361, K0444, S0006, S0027, S0073, S0106, S0264, S0365

This course covers Domain 13: Security as a service.

Domain 14: Related technologies

Course — 00:10:14

K0169, K0194, K0230, K0246, K0283, S0005, S0073

This course covers Domain 14: Related technologies.

Additional CCSK resources

Course — 00:02:56

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the end!

Meet the author

Joe South has been working in cybersecurity for over six years and has worked at companies of all sizes across multiple industries. Joe is currently in a role where he is empowered to introduce new and innovative solutions to increase the security posture of his organization. He enjoys teaching others what he’s learned and is the creator of a blog where he helps others get into cybersecurity and build a successful career. He also provides in-depth reviews of his certifications and shares tips to successfully pass the exams.

Joe started his career on the help desk of his college where he fell in love with IT. Eager to learn more, he earned his Security+ certification and began a career in cybersecurity. He started in vulnerability management, where he worked to secure applications that served military and Department of Defense clients. He later expanded his skillset by diving into complex identity and access management (IAM) toolsets where he designed solutions for Fortune 500 companies across HIPAA, PCI and financial industries. He also architected solutions for companies to move into AWS, Azure and GCP while maintaining or increasing their security posture. Joe has his CCSP, AWS Security Specialty and AWS CCP certification, among others.

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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